Wednesday, 29 Jan 2020

Taylor Swift’s Record Beaten By BTS Historical YouTube Record “Idol” Video

BTS also known as the Bangtan Boys, is a seven-member South Korean boy band formed by Big Hit Entertainment composed of members V, Jimin, Jin, Suga, Jungkook, RM and J-Hope.  The Kpop Boy band group has been released on August 24, 2018, the album was released, along with the music video for “Idol” and an alternative version of the track featuring Nicki Minaj.


BTS (방탄소년단) ‘IDOL’ Official MV

Idol is a song recorded by South Korean group BTS, released on August 24, 2018 by Big Hit Entertainment as the lead single from their third compilation album Love Yourself: Answer (2018). An alternative version of the song, which features Nicki Minaj, was also included as a bonus track with the digital album


Director : YongSeok Choi (Lumpens)
Assistant Director : Guzza, MinJe Jeong, HyeJeong Park (Lumpens)
Director of Photography : HyunWoo Nam(GDW)
Gaffer : HyunSuk Song (Real lighting)
Art Director : JinSil Park, Bona Kim (MU:E)
Art Team : HyunSeung Lee, YeMin Ahn
Construction Manager : SukKi Song
Key Scenic artist : Yeongjun Hong, KwangHyun Lim, SangHyeok Seo
Show Light : SungKeun Ma (A&T light)
Lift Operating : Jong Kang


On August 22, 2018, the teaser video of the track was released, while the full music video was released on August 24. YouTube’s official tally saw the music video garner over 45 million views within 24 hours of its release. As of now, the official YouTube video ” idol” has a total for more than 120 million views and counting as of September 2, 2018 Philippine Time.



The South Korean boy band took the record from Taylor Swift, who enjoyed the title uninterrupted for a year after Look What You Made Me Do reached 43.2 million views from 27–28 August 2017.


First K-pop act to reach No.1 on the US albums chart, with Love Yourself: Tear reaching number one on 2 June 2018. They are also the First K-pop act to reach No.1 on the US Artist 100.


According to Billboard, the “Idol” video has set the YouTube record for most views in 24 hours with 45m views.


The video earned more than 45 million views in its first 24 hours, surpassing the debut of Taylor Swift’s music video for “Look What You Made Me Do,” which had 43.2 million views in 24 hours upon its release last year.


Congratulations to BTS.



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